TOKYO (AP) — The Newest on the Tokyo Olympics, that are going down underneath heavy restrictions after a 12 months’s delay due to the coronavirus pandemic:
Britain’s Tom Daley and Matty Lee have received gold in males’s 10-meter synchronized diving, ending any likelihood of a sweep by China on the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
Daley and Lee sealed their victory with a superb remaining dive and obtained one excellent 10 from the judges. Each different mark however one was a 9.0 or 9.5.
Daley and Lee completed with a complete rating of 471.81 factors, edging China’s Cao Yuan and Chen Aisen by a mere 1.23. It was the primary Olympic gold for Daley, lengthy the star of British diving. He had beforehand claimed a pair of bronze medals.
The Chinese language staff had a robust remaining dive, ready on the fringe of the pool for his or her scores to be posted. When the marks went up, the British contingent within the principally empty stands erupted in cheers. Daley and Lee, watching nervously from the pool deck, pumped their fists and embraced after they realized the gold was theirs.
The bronze went to Russia’s Aleksandr Bondar and Viktor Minibaev with 439.92.
American shooter Amber English has set an Olympic report to knock off reigning girls’s skeet champion Diana Bacosi of Italy.
English, ranked No. 1 on this planet, hit 56 of 60 targets to bounce again from simply lacking the U.S. Olympic staff for the 2012 and 2016 Video games.
Bacosi matched English by hitting 47 of fifty photographs to achieve the ultimate, however missed on her third try and an opportunity to repeat as Olympic champion.
China’s Wei Meng took bronze after tying a world report in qualifying.
Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics say 153 folks accredited for the Video games have examined constructive for COVID-19 in Japan since July 1.
The entire contains 19 athletes who examined constructive in Japan from July 1 via Sunday. A few of these athletes are residents of the Olympic Village, the place 16 folks have examined constructive.
These folks left the residence blocks overlooking Tokyo Bay to remain in quarantine inns.
The Worldwide Tennis Federation says Dutch participant Jean-Julien Rojer has examined constructive for COVID-19 and been withdrawn from the doubles event with companion Wesley Koolhof.
The eighth-seeded pair have been scheduled to play Marcus Daniell and Michael Venus of New Zealand. Daniell and Venus obtained a walkover into the quarterfinals.
Rojer has been positioned in isolation.
A second judo athlete has dropped out of the Olympics earlier than going through Israel’s Tohar Butbul within the 73-kilogram division.
Olympic officers say Sudan’s Mohamed Abdalrasool didn’t present as much as face Butbul of their spherical of 32 bout Monday regardless of weighing in for the bout earlier.
The Worldwide Judo Basis didn’t instantly announce a cause why Abdalrasool didn’t compete, and the governing physique didn’t reply to requests for remark. Sudanese Olympic officers additionally didn’t instantly remark.
Algeria’s Fethi Nourine was despatched residence from the Tokyo Video games and suspended by the IJF on Saturday after he withdrew to keep away from a possible spherical of 32 matchup with Butbul. Nourine was purported to face Abdalrasool for the correct to fulfill Butbul.
Abdalrasool is the world’s 469th-ranked judoka in his weight class, whereas the achieved Butbul is seventh.
Nourine additionally stop the World Judo Championships in 2019 proper earlier than he was scheduled to face Butbul.
Momiji Nishiya of Japan has received the primary ever Olympic skateboard competitors for girls.
The 13-year-old gave the host nation a sweep of golds on the street occasion a day after after Yuto Horigome received the lads’s occasion.
Rayssa Leal, a 13-year-old from Brazil, received the silver. That’s her nation’s second in skateboarding after Brazilian Kelvin Hoefler took silver on Sunday within the males’s occasion.
The ladies’s bronze went to Funa Nakayama, additionally from Japan.
The lads’s volleyball staff from Russia has crushed america in pool-play motion.
The Russians took management after they held off two match factors earlier than taking the second set 27-25 to go up 2-0. The People rallied to win the third set earlier than falling 25-23 within the remaining set for his or her first lack of the event.
The U.S. had swept France in its opening pool play match. The ROC staff is now 2-0 after beating Argentina of their first match.
In an earlier pool play match Monday, Iran beat Venezuela 3-0 for its second straight win.
Naomi Osaka is into the third spherical of the Tokyo tennis event.
The host nation’s celebrity stepped up her recreation when she wanted to in a 6-3, 6-2 win over Forty ninth-ranked Viktorija Golubic of Switzerland to achieve the final 16 at Ariake Tennis Park.
The second-ranked Osaka will subsequent face both 2019 French Open runner-up Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic or Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania.
The lads’s browsing contest on the Olympics has been delayed 90 minutes as a consequence of low tide at Tsurigasaki seaside, about 90 miles east of Tokyo.
The Worldwide Browsing Affiliation, the game’s Olympic governing physique, stated low tide mixed with the shifting climate has destabilized the standard of the surf circumstances for the game’s huge debut.
The decision got here on the finish of the eight 1-on-1 heats for the ladies’s competitors, and now the lads’s recreation is pushed again to begin at 1:18 p.m. native time.
Such delays usually are not uncommon in aggressive browsing, as it’s maybe the one organized sport that’s each depending on an uncontrollable variable — the climate — and outlined by a literal uneven taking part in discipline — the ocean.
Caeleb Dressel is off on his quest for six swimming gold medals on the Tokyo Video games, main off an American victory within the males’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay.
Dressel gave the U.S. a lead it by no means relinquished, swimming the primary leg in a blistering 47.26 seconds.
Blake Pieroni and Bowe Becker stored the People out entrance earlier than Zach Apple turned in an anchor leg of 46.69 to go away little doubt on the finish.
The U.S. received in 3 minutes, 08.97 seconds, the third-fastest relay in historical past. Italy took the silver in 3:10.11, with the bronze going to Australia in 3:10.22.
Australia’s Ariarne Titmus has defeated American Katie Ledecky within the 400-meter freestyle on the Tokyo Olympics.
Titmus received some of the anticipated races of the video games, capturing the gold medal with the second-fastest time in historical past.
Titmus, who trailed by almost a full body-length on the midway mark of the eight-lap race, turned on the velocity to the touch in 3 minutes, 56.69 seconds.
Defending Olympic champion and world-record holder Ledecky settled for the silver this time in 3:57.36 — the fourth-fastest time ever recorded.
Nobody else was even shut. The bronze went to China’s Li Bingjie in 4:01.08.
Britain’s Adam Peaty has repeated as Olympic champion within the males’s 100-meter breaststroke on the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
Peaty was maybe the surest finest on the Olympic pool, being the primary man to interrupt each 58 and 57 seconds in his signature occasion. He posted the fifth-fastest time in historical past (57.37 seconds) to blow away the sector.
Arno Kamminga of the Netherlands claimed the silver in 58.00, whereas the bronze went to Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi in 58.33. American Michael Andrew was subsequent in 58.84 — the second straight remaining wherein a U.S. swimmer completed fourth and was denied a medal.
The Olympic archery schedule has been altered for Tuesday as a consequence of anticipated excessive wind and rain from a forecasted hurricane.
The morning classes involving first- and second-round matches are formally delayed till midday native time on the Yumenoshima Park Archery Subject. However the afternoon session has been postponed.
The plan is to make up the matches Wednesday and Thursday. The person finals for the women and men on the Tokyo Video games are nonetheless scheduled for Friday and Saturday.
It’s the primary time the Olympic archery scheduled has been majorly influenced by climate, in response to World Archery. On the 2008 Beijing Video games, there was an hour delay.
Maggie MacNeil has captured Canada’s first gold medal on the pool with a victory within the girls’s 100-meter butterfly.
The reigning world champion touched first in 55.59 seconds, edging out China’s Zhang Yufei (55.64) for the highest spot. Australia’s Emma McKeon took the bronze in 55.72, beating American teenager Torri Huske by one-hundredth of a second.
Huske went out quick, as is her fashion, and seemed to be near the entrance with about 10 meters to go. However she light on her remaining strokes and simply missed a spot on the rostrum.
The U.S. staff was denied a medal for the primary time within the swimming competitors.
Defending champion and world-record holder Sarah Sjöström of Sweden was seventh.
NBC says an estimated 17 million folks in america watched the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics, down 36% from the kickoff to the Rio de Janeiro Video games 5 years in the past.
Nielsen says the 17 million contains individuals who watched the ceremony reside on NBC or on-line when it aired Friday morning and people who noticed an edited model on NBC in prime time that evening.
NBC was unable to interrupt down how many individuals watched reside and what number of noticed the prime-time model. The 26.7 million who noticed the Rio opening ceremony included each tv and on-line viewership.
9 years in the past, when the Summer time Olympics have been held in London, the opening ceremony drew a record-setting U.S. viewers of 40.7 million folks.
It’s tough to inform how a lot the sluggish begin to the Tokyo Video games displays decreased curiosity within the Olympics, which have been delayed a 12 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, or profound modifications in how People watch tv. With the explosion of streaming in its place, scores for reside tv have dropped sharply over the previous 5 years.
Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt has received the lads’s triathlon in a time of 1 hour, 45 minutes and 4 seconds, 11 seconds forward of Britain’s Alex Yee.
New Zealand’s Hayden Wilde was third.
Blummenfelt is the primary Norwegian to medal in triathlon, which mixes swimming, biking and operating. He completed thirteenth within the Rio Video games in 2016.
Blummenfelt was in fifth after the 1,500-meter swim and 40-kilometer biking legs of the race earlier than surging to the win within the remaining stage.
Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee, who received silver in Rio and bronze in London in 2012, completed sixth.
Defending champion Fiji has opened the lads’s Olympic rugby sevens competitors with a 24-19 comeback win over Japan.
The extremely favored Fijians scored within the opening 30 seconds of the event, with Jiuta Wainiqolo posting the primary factors after Japan failed to manage the ball from the kickoff.
The Fijians went near doubling the lead however Wainiqolo’s tried one-handed pickup off the bottom resulted in Japan captain Chihito Matsui operating three-quarters of the sector to equalize for the hosts.
The Fijians regained the lead however, after the half-time siren sounded, Japan’s Fiji-born Lote Tuqiri crossed to provide the hosts a shocking 14-12 lead on the break.
Japan, a shock semifinalist when rugby sevens made its Olympic debut in 2016, prolonged the margin to seven factors early within the second half earlier than Fiji responded with two tries and had one disallowed after the full-time siren to clinch the win.